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2:30 PM on 10.29.2013

EA cans free-to-play Command & Conquer

We'd like more Command & Conquer -- without the hooks of free-to-play digging into our skin, if at all possible. I guess it's not. Electronic Arts has canceled the new C&C, which has been playable in an alpha capacity...

Jordan Devore

11:00 PM on 10.01.2013

I would've played this canceled Snake Plissken game

The developers behind Dead to Rights 2 started a game based on Snake Plissken of Escape from New York fame. Let that sink in for a moment, as I'm hardly the only one around these parts to have an appreciation of that univers...

Jordan Devore

10:30 PM on 09.27.2013

LucasArts canceled a bunch of Star Wars projects

Kotaku too a look at how LucasArts fell apart, and among the information they dug up was details on several major projects the now defunct studio was working on. First, they were working on an Origin-like service designed to ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

9:30 PM on 09.25.2013

New story details and art revealed for Star Wars 1313

Oh Star Wars 1313, you were the hope of so many Star Wars fans. With LucasArts no more, there's little hope of this Boba Fett adventure ever coming. What would it have been about? IGN was shown 15 minutes of a demo that would...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

1:00 PM on 08.19.2013

Notch drops 0x10c, wants to work on small games

[Update: Notch has shared his thoughts on 0x10c with a blog post. "Turns out, what I love doing is making games," he wrote. "Not hyping games or trying to sell a lot of copies. I just want to experiment and develop ...

Jordan Devore

1:15 PM on 08.01.2013

Polytron 'working with Sony,' Fez Mac/Linux ports coming

It was shocking to see Fez designer Phil Fish announce both his departure from the games industry and the cancellation of FEZ II, a project we knew little about but one I really would've liked to see come to fruition. The new...

Jordan Devore





2:30 PM on 07.27.2013

Phil Fish has meltdown on Twitter, rashly cancels FEZ II

[Update: Phil Fish has posted on Twitter: "to be clear, im not cancelling FEZ II because some boorish fuck said something stupid, im doing it to get out of games. and im getting out of games because i choose not to put u...

Patrick Hancock

9:30 AM on 07.12.2013

Infinity Blade Dungeons officially cancelled

iOS games aren't popular around these parts, I know, but I was personally quite looking forward to Infinity Blade Dungeons. I enjoy the mainstay games in the series, and the idea of a loot-nabbin' dungeon crawler in its unive...

Jim Sterling

9:00 PM on 07.03.2013

PS3 and Vita action-RPG Warrior's Lair canceled

Sony Computer Entertainment has confirmed to IGN that Warrior's Lair -- or Ruin, depending on how long ago you lost interest in the game -- is no longer in development for PlayStation Vita and PS3. We all figured it'd happen ...

Jordan Devore

9:00 AM on 06.18.2013

This Legacy of Kain research thread is incredible

Although I played Blood Omen, the first game in the storied Legacy of Kain franchise, it wasn't until Soul Reaver that I would cement my love for the series. Little did I know that amidst the release of those games in 1996 an...

Chris Carter

9:00 AM on 05.22.2013

People actually like the Maverick Hunter reboot concept

Some time ago, we learned off a rather odd project from Capcom -- a gritty Mega Man X FPS idea that never saw the light of day. Yep, Keiji Inafune gave ex-Retro Studios alumni the idea to re-imagine Mega Man similar to Metroi...

Chris Carter

10:30 AM on 05.12.2013

Maverick Hunter character designer releases X concept art

It's been a while, my little chickadees! I've been out for a few days putting my nose to the grindstone, so you haven't been blessed by my sparkling presence. I therefore apologize if you've already seen the above artwork, bu...

Tony Ponce

6:30 PM on 05.06.2013

Get sad: Over an hour of Star Wars Battlefront 3 footage

Free Radical's Star Wars Battlefront sequel has made many appearances on various streams and video hosting channels since cancellation in 2008, but this weekend saw one of the most generous videos: an hour-long playthrough o...

Allistair Pinsof

9:00 PM on 04.24.2013

Capcom's recent canceled games were all unannounced

In a Q&A summary regarding Capcom's revised financial forecast, which recently made headlines for its even greater focus on downloadable content and cancellation of projects that did not fit within this new stra...

Jordan Devore



SEGA Pluto prototype is now up for auction photo
SEGA Pluto prototype is now up for auction
by Tony Ponce

The other day, Dtoider kidvid666 revealed that he owns one of only two SEGA Pluto units in existence. As you may recall, the Pluto was a prototype revision of the SEGA Saturn with a built-in NetLink modem, but the idea was scrapped for one reason or another. Only two devices were allegedly produced, and kidvid666 was fortunate enough to score his for $1 at a flea market!

Now the lucky young rascal has placed the machine up for auction. A mere three bids have been made thus far, but already the price sits at $7600! That's a 759,900% increase on his initial investment, in case you were wondering, and that number is bound to shoot up even higher! Sure, he could have kept the device and been the envy of his peers for years to come, but that kind of scratch ain't nuthin' to scoff at either!

I just hope whoever is bidding isn't just running up the auction for kicks and giggles. I've seen that happen far too often for high-ticket scores such as this.

Sega Pluto prototype 01 of 2 ever produced [GameGavel]

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The other unreleased Sega Pluto console has been found photo
The other unreleased Sega Pluto console has been found
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Yesterday we found out that a former Sega employee had in his possession an unreleased console called the Sega Pluto. The console is essentially the Sega Saturn, but with a Netlink built into it. The former Sega employee said that there are supposedly only two Pluto consoles that were ever made, and as it turns out, a Destructoid reader owns the other one!

Dtoid reader kidvid666 told me that he picked up the Pluto around five or six years ago at a flea market for just a $1. Yes, $1. Crazy! The system works, but the lid is broken and won't stay shut on its own.

kidvid is thinking about putting up the console on eBay at some point, and we'll let you know when that happens. In the meantime, you can see the console in action in his little video demo.

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